Waves

CD - unabridged
Audio (4 discs)
Product Number: DD25745
Released: Sep 30, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781469004013
Narrator/s: Tim Andres Pabon
Publisher: Gildan Media
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Description

Where do these waves come from? How are they formed? Why do they break on the shore? In Waves, Fredric Raichlen traces the evolution of waves, from their generation in the deep ocean to their effects on the coast and their more extreme forms, including hurricanes and tsunamis. He describes the complicated sun-earth-moon combinations that create high tides and low tides and the effects of waves on the beach, including rip currents and the use of breakwaters to protect harbors and bays. He discusses hurricanes, storm surges, and hurricane-generated waves. He offers a brief history of tsunamis and explains how earthquakes, landslides, and volcanus generate them.

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Author(s): Fredric Raichlen
Narrator(s): Tim Andres Pabon
Genre: Science
Product Number Z100113580
Released: Nov 02, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Gildan Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781469063416

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